My 2009 Ford Escape will not start without wiggling the shifter handle, what is that problem?

Asked by Feb 05, 2016 at 03:46 PM about the 2009 Ford Escape

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

34,535

The neutral safety switch may need adjustment or replacement.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Thanks you, I think that may be it. Do you know how to change it?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2009 Ford Escape Tailgate 5 answers

    My 2009 Ford Escape Tailgate will not open, there is a push button that you can heard when you push but it will not open.

    2009 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2005 ford escape center console shifter problem 23 answers

    Hi, I have a 2005 Ford Escape XLT and I just noticed this last night when I put it in park my numbers 1 and 2 at the bottom of the shift lights come on and the back end is exposed, this never happene...

    2005 Ford Escape XLT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • shifter stuck in park 14 answers

    Sometimes my shifter is hard to get out of park. what would cause this, and how would I fix it?

    2010 Ford Escape XLT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2009 Ford Escape center console gear shifter knob broke

    The car became hard to shift into gear when it was forced into Neutral when car was off. Since that happened shifting out of park has been an issue. Knob shifter feels like it will not engage all th...

    2009 Ford Escape XLT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • problems flat towing 2009 ford escape 17 answers

    Is anyone else having transmission problems(3 in 6 months) flat towing their 2009 Escape?

    2009 Ford Escape XLT V6 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ford Escape Questions

Ford Escape Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,290
#2 Bratts
Bratts
Reputation 2,640
#3 kbro
kbro
Reputation 1,450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Edge
102 Great Deals out of 1,891 listings starting at $5,500
Used Ford Explorer
31 Great Deals out of 1,034 listings starting at $2,995
Used Honda CR-V
46 Great Deals out of 2,016 listings starting at $2,888
Used Toyota RAV4
130 Great Deals out of 2,292 listings starting at $3,000
Used Chevrolet Equinox
107 Great Deals out of 3,217 listings starting at $1,850
Used Ford Fusion
151 Great Deals out of 1,596 listings starting at $1,850
Used Nissan Rogue
47 Great Deals out of 2,532 listings starting at $537
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
47 Great Deals out of 3,317 listings starting at $710
Used Ford F-150
443 Great Deals out of 7,099 listings starting at $900
Used Ford Focus
115 Great Deals out of 2,288 listings starting at $750
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
44 Great Deals out of 1,113 listings starting at $4,450
Used Jeep Liberty
14 Great Deals out of 170 listings starting at $2,295
Used Ford Escape Hybrid
15 listings starting at $3,994
Used Hyundai Tucson
33 Great Deals out of 1,015 listings starting at $2,985

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Escape For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 1,507 listings starting at $21,999
2016 Ford Escape For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 137 listings starting at $17,888
2015 Ford Escape For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 260 listings starting at $15,999
2014 Ford Escape For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 549 listings starting at $10,900
2013 Ford Escape For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 525 listings starting at $9,900